Lifelist

My fishing lifelist is displayed below in a sortable and searchable table. Click on the fish names to view pictures.

Key statistics (updated 8/5/2018):

  • 475 valid fish species caught on hook and line (hybrids and subspecies are not counted)
  • 9,898 total fish caught since I began keeping records in 1994 (at age 9)
  • 1,416 days of fishing (calendar days on which I fished)

Taxonomic OrderCommon NameScientific NameQuantityOrder
Added
Location
1Gray SmoothhoundMustelus californicus1440USA - CA
2Smooth DogfishMustelus canis1107USA - SC
3Blacktip SharkCarcharhinus limbatus3118USA - SC
4Sandbar SharkCarcharhinus plumbeus1115USA - SC
5Atlantic Sharpnose SharkRhizoprionodon terraenovae22119USA - SC
6BonnetheadSphyrna tiburo3164USA - SC
7Yellow StingrayUrobatis jamaicensis1203Belize
8Thorny StingrayUrotrygon rogersi1408Mexico
9Southern StingrayDasyatis americana599USA - SC
10Atlantic StingrayDasyatis sabina3116USA - SC
11Clearnose SkateRaja eglanteria1469USA - NC
12Lake SturgeonAcipenser fulvescens1548USA - MN
13Shovelnose SturgeonScaphirhynchus platorynchus776USA - WI
14Spotted GarLepisosteus oculatus151USA - LA
15Longnose GarLepisosteus osseus960USA - MN
16Shortnose GarLepisosteus platostomus8251USA - IL
17Florida GarLepisosteus platyrhincus3151USA - FL
18BowfinAmia calva5618USA - MN
19MooneyeHiodon tergisus7815USA - MN
20LadyfishElops saurus1147USA - FL
21BonefishAlbula vulpes3211Belize
22American EelAnguilla rostrata3117USA - SC
23California MorayGymnothorax mordax1243USA - CA
24Spotted MorayGymnothorax moringa1384USA - FL
25Jewel MorayMuraena lentiginosa1420Mexico
26Shrimp EelOphichthus gomesii1124USA - SC
27Blueback HerringAlosa aestivalis1152USA - SC
28American ShadAlosa sapidissima7110USA - SC
29BleakAlburnus alburnus1292Romania
30Silver BreamBlicca bjoerkna1294Romania
31Central StonerollerCampostoma anomalum3252USA - IL
32Largescale StonerollerCampostoma oligolepis5349USA - AL
33Highland StonerollerCampostoma spadiceum2276USA - AR
34Southern Redbelly DaceChrosomus erythrogaster6269USA - MO
35Northern Redbelly DaceChrosomus eos6249USA - MI
36Finescale DaceChrosomus neogaeus6223USA - MI
37Mountain Redbelly DaceChrosomus oreas5448USA - NC
38Rosyside DaceClinostomus funduloides9121USA - SC
39Hiwassee DaceClinostomus cf. funduloides2458USA - GA
40Lake ChubCouesius plumbeus2446Canada
41Grass CarpCtenopharyngodon idella4111USA - SC
42Satinfin ShinerCyprinella analostana7167USA - SC
43Blue Shiner*Cyprinella caerulea2461USA - TN
44Alabama ShinerCyprinella callistia12352USA - AL
45Greenfin ShinerCyprinella chloristia1893USA - SC
46Whitetail ShinerCyprinella galactura10280USA - AR
47Bannerfin ShinerCyprinella leedsi4154USA - SC
48Red ShinerCyprinella lutrensis1253USA - IL
49Whitefin ShinerCyprinella nivea7990USA - SC
50Fieryblack ShinerCyprinella pyrrhomelas1163USA - SC
51Spotfin ShinerCyprinella spiloptera1982USA - MN
52Tricolor ShinerCyprinella trichroistia5456USA - GA
53Steelcolor ShinerCyprinella whipplei1390USA - OH
54Santee ChubCyprinella zanema1125USA - SC
55Common CarpCyprinus carpio5517USA - MN
56Gravel ChubErimystax x-punctatus1287USA - OK
57Streamline ChubErimystax dissimilis6353USA - AL
58Tonguetied MinnowExoglossum laurae1451USA - NC
59Bigeye ChubHybopsis amblops4168USA - TN
60Highback ChubHybopsis hypsinotus2453USA - NC
61White ShinerLuxilus albeolus1472USA - NC
62Cardinal ShinerLuxilus cardinalis2286USA - OK
63Striped ShinerLuxilus chrysocephalus5169USA - TN
64Warpaint ShinerLuxilus coccogenis6159USA - SC
65Common ShinerLuxilus cornutus10730USA - MN
66Duskystripe ShinerLuxilus pilsbryi17272USA - AR
67Bleeding ShinerLuxilus zonatus9267USA - MO
68Scarlet ShinerLythrurus fasciolaris1392USA - OH
69Redfin ShinerLythrurus umbratilis1278USA - AR
70Silver ChubMacrhybopsis storeriana721USA - MN
71Northern Pearl DaceMargariscus nachtriebi1298USA - MI
72Hornyhead ChubNocomis biguttatus15219USA - MI
73Bluehead ChubNocomis leptocephalus40122USA - SC
74River ChubNocomis micropogon25222USA - MI
75Bigmouth ChubNocomis platyrhynchus5449USA - NC
76Bull ChubNocomis raneyi12471USA - NC
77Golden ShinerNotemigonus crysoleucas1832USA - MN
78Emerald ShinerNotropis atherinoides1979USA - MN
79Bigeye ShinerNotropis boops13275USA - AR
80Redlip ShinerNotropis chiliticus4452USA - NC
81Greenhead ShinerNotropis chlorocephalus9123USA - SC
82Rainbow ShinerNotropis chrosomus5459USA - TN
83Wedgespot ShinerNotropis greenei2288USA - OK
84Spottail ShinerNotropis hudsonius2691USA - SC
85Tennessee ShinerNotropis leuciodus5355USA - AL
86Yellowfin ShinerNotropis lutipinnis22158USA - SC
87Highland ShinerNotropis micropteryx2395USA - VA
88Ozark MinnowNotropis nubilus2273USA - AR
89Carmine ShinerNotropis percobromus2274USA - AR
90Coastal ShinerNotropis petersoni2894USA - SC
91Swallowtail ShinerNotropis procne1474USA - NC
92Rosyface ShinerNotropis rubellus2391USA - OH
93Kanawha Rosyface ShinerNotropis cf. rubellus4447USA - NC
94New River ShinerNotropis scabriceps4450USA - NC
95Sandbar ShinerNotropis scepticus2592USA - SC
96Silverstripe ShinerNotropis stilbius1454USA - GA
97Sand ShinerNotropis stramineus2580USA - WI
98Telescope ShinerNotropis telescopus2356USA - AL
99Mimic ShinerNotropis volucellus378USA - MN
100Coosa ShinerNotropis xaenocephalus7455USA - GA
101Sawfin ShinerNotropis species8394USA - VA
102Bluntnose MinnowPimephales notatus3577USA - MN
103Lowland ShinerPteronotropis stonei2464USA - SC
104Blacknose DaceRhinichthys atratulus3062USA - MN
105RoachRutilus rutilus4293Romania
106RuddScardinius erythropthalmus3296Romania
107Creek ChubSemotilus atromaculatus20823USA - MN
108European ChubSqualius cephalus1295Romania
109QuillbackCarpiodes cyprinus129USA - MN
110Longnose SuckerCatostomus catostomus157USA - MN
111White SuckerCatostomus commersoni728USA - MN
112Alabama Hog SuckerHypentelium etowanum1463USA - TN
113Northern Hog SuckerHypentelium nigricans1120USA - MN
114Smallmouth BuffaloIctiobus bubalus355USA - MN
115Silver RedhorseMoxostoma anisurum7213USA - MN
116River RedhorseMoxostoma carinatum537USA - WI
117Notchlip RedhorseMoxostoma collapsum198USA - SC
118Golden RedhorseMoxostoma erythrurum5834USA - MN
119Shorthead RedhorseMoxostoma macrolepidotum9812USA - MN
120Brassy JumprockMoxostoma species296USA - SC
121Greater RedhorseMoxostoma valenciennesi336USA - WI
122Yellowtail Freshwater BarracudaAcestrorhynchus falcirostris1322Peru
123Banded AstyanaxAstyanax aeneus28182Belize
124Twospot AstyanaxAstyanax bimaculatus1341Peru
125Red-tailed BryconBrycon cephalus2312Peru
126Black-finned BryconBrycon melanopterus6309Peru
127Tucan FishChalceus erythrurus2306Peru
128Hauxwell TetraCtenobrycon hauxwellianus3337Peru
129False Black TetraGymnocorymbus thayeri1343Peru
130Golden-silver TetraMoenkhausia chrysargyrea3340Peru
131Colletti TetraMoenkhausia collettii1348Peru
132Bandtail TetraMoenkhausia dichroura1345Peru
133Megalops TetraMoenkhausia megalops1319Peru
134Glass TetraMoenkhausia oligolepis1347Peru
135Myer's Scale-eating CharacinRoeboides myersii1346Peru
136PalometaStethaprion erythrops2318Peru
137MojarritaTetragonopterus argenteus8320Peru
138Red TrahiraErythrinus erythrinus1339Peru
139Golden TrahiraHoplerythrinus unitaeniatus1342Peru
140TrahiraHoplias malabaricus5308Peru
141Red PiranhaPygocentrus nattereri3313Peru
142Compressus PiranhaSerrasalmus compressus1326Peru
143Redeye PiranhaSerrasalmus rhombeus2301Peru
144Sharp-snouted PiranhaSerrasalmus sanchezi1327Peru
145Highback PiranhaSerrasalmus serrulatus1314Peru
146White SardinaTriportheus albus1304Peru
147Angled SardinaTriportheus angulatus1328Peru
148MandubaAgeneiosus atronasus2239Peru
149BoconAgeneiosus inermis1316Peru
150Walking CatfishClarias batrachus2374USA - FL
151Hardhead CatfishAriopsis felis9144USA - FL
152Tete Sea CatfishAriopsis seemanni3402Mexico
153Gafftopsail CatfishBagre marinus1385USA - FL
154Blue Whale CatfishCetopsis coecutiens8305Peru
155White Thorny CatfishCentrodoras brachiatus2330Peru
156Granulated CatfishPterodoras granulosus2315Peru
157Horsehead PimelodidGoeldiella eques1307Peru
158Crested PimelodellaPimelodella cristata1303Peru
159Pale CatfishRhamdia guatemalensis8184Belize
160Snail BullheadAmeiurus brunneus2397USA - SC
161White CatfishAmeiurus catus387USA - SC
162Black BullheadAmeiurus melas3716USA - MN
163Yellow BullheadAmeiurus natalis1919USA - MN
164Brown BullheadAmeiurus nebulosus459USA - MN
165Flat BullheadAmeiurus platycephalus10109USA - SC
166Blue CatfishIctalurus furcatus4112USA - SC
167Channel CatfishIctalurus punctatus2096USA - MN
168StonecatNoturus flavus658USA - MN
169Flathead CatfishPylodictis olivaris1725USA - MN
170Mekong Giant CatfishPangasianodon gigas1138Thailand
171Iridescent SharkPangasius hypophthalmus539Thailand
172Zebra CatfishBrachyplatystoma juruense1333Peru
173PiramutabaBrachyplatystoma vaillantii1332Peru
174ZamuritoCalophysus macropterus2334Peru
175Peruvian Whiskered CatfishDuopalatinus peruanus2335Peru
176Porthole Shovelnose CatfishHemisorubim platyrhynchos1331Peru
177Leopard CatfishLeiarius marmoratus1325Peru
178Redtail CatfishPhractocephalus hemioliopterus4324Peru
179Bloch's CatfishPimelodus blochii6302Peru
180Duckbill CatfishSorubim lima5317Peru
181Rainbow SmeltOsmerus mordax1217USA - MI
182Lake WhitefishCoregonus clupeaformis875USA - MN
183Cutthroat TroutOncorhynchus clarkii2389USA - MT
184Pink SalmonOncorhynchus gorbuscha4256USA - MI
185Coho SalmonOncorhynchus kisutch3228USA - MI
186Rainbow TroutOncorhynchus mykiss6833USA - MN
187Chinook SalmonOncorhynchus tshawytscha2226USA - MI
188Round WhitefishProsopium cylindraceum2227USA - MI
189Brown TroutSalmo trutta34228USA - MN
190Brook TroutSalvelinus fontinalis6831USA - MN
191Lake TroutSalvelinus namaycush5216USA - MI
192Redfin PickerelEsox americanus2153USA - SC
193Northern PikeEsox lucius20414USA - MN
194Chain PickerelEsox niger10108USA - SC
195Central MudminnowUmbra limi3475USA - MI
196California LizardfishSynodus lucioceps17246USA - CA
197BurbotLota lota754USA - MN
198Gulf ToadfishOpsanus beta1148USA - FL
199Oyster ToadfishOpsanus tau10102USA - SC
200Shortnose BatfishOgcocephalus nasutus2207Belize
201Striped MulletMugil cephalus4120USA - SC
202Longfin SilversideAtherinella eriarcha1428Mexico
203Belize SilversideAtherinella species3187Belize
204Inland SilversideMenidia beryllina2367USA - FL
205BallyhooHemiramphus brasiliensis1371USA - FL
206Flat NeedlefishAblennes hians1360USA - FL
207Keeltail NeedlefishPlatybone argalus4257Puerto Rico
208Atlantic NeedlefishStrongylura marina1379USA - FL
209Redfin NeedlefishStrongylura notata9172Belize
210HoundfishTylosaurus crocodilus474Mexico
211Northern StudfishFundulus catenatus2270USA - MO
212Golden TopminnowFundulus chrysotus2161USA - SC
213Banded KillifishFundulus diaphanus10250USA - MI
214Starhead TopminnowFundulus dispar1255USA - WI
215MummichogFundulus heteroclitus23128USA - SC
216Lined TopminnowFundulus lineolatus22113USA - SC
217Striped KillifishFundulus majalis1467USA - NC
218Blackstripe TopminnowFundulus notatus5171USA - TN
219Blackspotted TopminnowFundulus olivaceus752USA - LA
220Speckled KillifishFundulus rathbuni5473USA - NC
221Seminole KillifishFundulus seminolis3370USA - FL
222Longnose KillifishFundulus similis1137USA - FL
223Southern StudfishFundulus stellifer1457USA - GA
224Sheepshead MinnowCyprinodon variegatus5145USA - FL
225Pike KillifishBelonesox belizanus1191Belize
226Western MosquitofishGambusia affinis1170USA - TN
227Eastern MosquitofishGambusia holbrooki41383USA - SC
228Mangrove GambusiaGambusia rhizophorae2368USA - FL
229Spottail KillifishHeterandria bimaculata7185Belize
230SquirrelfishHolocentrus adscensionis10258Puerto Rico
231Longspine SquirrelfishHolocentrus rufus4201Belize
232Tinsel SquirrelfishSargocentron suborbitalis768Mexico
233Brook SticklebackCulaea inconstans5229USA - MI
234Threespine SticklebackGasterosteus aculeatus1300USA - MI
235Obscure Swamp EelOphisternon aenigmaticum1188Belize
236California ScorpionfishScorpaena guttata8234USA - CA
237Kelp RockfishSebastes atrovirens1443USA - CA
238Gopher RockfishSebastes carnatus1442USA - CA
239Greenspotted RockfishSebastes chloristictus1441USA - CA
240Calico RockfishSebastes dallii1436USA - CA
241Greenstriped RockfishSebastes elongatus1438USA - CA
242Squarespot RockfishSebastes hopkinski1434USA - CA
243Vermilion RockfishSebastes miniatus7433USA - CA
244Halfbanded RockfishSebastes semicinctus2437USA - CA
245Olive RockfishSebastes serranoides2445USA - CA
246TreefishSebastes serriceps1241USA - CA
247Honeycomb RockfishSebastes umbrosus1439USA - CA
248Bighead SearobinPrionotus tribulus2114USA - SC
249Woolly SculpinClinocottus analis1242USA - CA
250Mottled SculpinCottus bairdi556USA - MN
251Banded SculpinCottus carolinae2271USA - MO
252Knobfin SculpinCottus immaculatus3268USA - MO
253White SnookCentropomus viridis1404Mexico
254White PerchMorone americana1686USA - SC
255White BassMorone chrysops20811USA - MN
256Yellow BassMorone mississippiensis8266USA - IL
257Striped BassMorone saxatilis1285USA - SC
258Pacific Mutton HamletAlphestes immaculatus2411Mexico
259Rivulated Mutton HamletAlphestes multiguttatus3418Mexico
260GraysbyCephalolophis cruentata4195Belize
261Panama GraysbyCephalopholis panamensis2399Mexico
262Red HindEpinephelus guttatus2199Belize
263Flag CabrillaEpinephelus labriformis5416Mexico
264GagMycteroperca microlepis1142USA - FL
265Pacific CreolefishParanthias colonus2409Mexico
266Rock Sea BassCentropristis philadelphica3155USA - SC
267Black Sea BassCentropristis striata2156USA - SC
268Sand PerchDiplectrum formosum4130USA - FL
269Black HamletHypoplectrus nigricans1209Belize
270Kelp BassParalabrax clathratus81230USA - CA
271Spotted Sand BassParalabrax maculatofasciatus2248USA - CA
272Barred Sand BassParalabrax nebulifer4244USA - CA
273Shadow BassAmbloplites ariommus2291USA - MO
274Ozark BassAmbloplites constellatus2281USA - AR
275Rock BassAmbloplites rupestris38724USA - MN
276FlierCentrarchus macropterus1470USA - NC
277Banded SunfishEnneacanthus obesus8466USA - NC
278Redbreast SunfishLepomis auritus32484USA - SC
279Green SunfishLepomis cyanellus19722USA - MN
280PumpkinseedLepomis gibbosus1913USA - MN
281WarmouthLepomis gulosus850USA - LA
282Orangespotted SunfishLepomis humilis381USA - MN
283BluegillLepomis macrochirus17751USA - MN
284Dollar SunfishLepomis marginatus2488USA - SC
285Longear SunfishLepomis megalotis6549USA - LA
286Redear SunfishLepomis microlophus2389USA - SC
287Redspotted SunfishLepomis miniatus3290USA - MO
288Northern SunfishLepomis peltastes12254USA - WI
289Spotted SunfishLepomis punctatus2495USA - SC
290Redeye BassMicropterus coosae1460USA - TN
291Bartram's BassMicropterus cf. coosae3160USA - SC
292Smallmouth BassMicropterus dolomieu2425USA - MN
293Alabama BassMicropterus henshalli1462USA - TN
294Largemouth BassMicropterus salmoides34210USA - MN
295White CrappiePomoxis annularis2027USA - MN
296Black CrappiePomoxis nigromaculatus19726USA - MN
297Redspot DarterEtheostoma artesiae6277USA - AR
298Warrior DarterEtheostoma bellator1351USA - AL
299Greenside DarterEtheostoma blennioides3283USA - AR
300Brook DarterEtheostoma burri1289USA - MO
301Rainbow DarterEtheostoma caeruleum37225USA - MI
302Iowa DarterEtheostoma exile1299USA - MI
303Fantail DarterEtheostoma flabellare3221USA - MI
304Turquoise DarterEtheostoma inscriptum1465USA - SC
305Bluespar DarterEtheostoma meadiae1396USA - VA
306Sunburst DarterEtheostoma mihileze1285USA - OK
307Johnny DarterEtheostoma nigrum4224USA - MI
308Orangebelly DarterEtheostoma radiosum2279USA - AR
309Ozark DarterEtheostoma species2282USA - AR
310Orangethroat DarterEtheostoma spectabile4284USA - OK
311Tennessee DarterEtheostoma tennesseense2354USA - AL
312RuffeGymnocephalus cernua7035USA - MN
313Yellow PerchPerca flavescens2572USA - MN
314European PerchPerca fluviatilis2297Romania
315Tangerine DarterPercina aurantiaca1393USA - VA
316LogperchPercina caprodes861USA - MN
317Blackside DarterPercina maculata5220USA - MI
318Blackbanded DarterPercina nigrofasciata2350USA - AL
319Westfalls DarterPercina westfalli4129USA - SC
320SaugerSander canadensis577USA - MN
321WalleyeSander vitreus899USA - MN
322GobblegutsOstorhinchus rueppellii1345Australia
323Western School WhitingSillago vittata746Australia
324Ocean WhitefishCaulolatilus princeps20239USA - CA
325Sand TilefishMalacanthus plumieri1198Belize
326BluefishPomatomus saltatrix3104USA - SC
327Yellowtail ScadAtule mate147Australia
328Yellow JackCarangoides bartholomaei1381USA - FL
329Green JackCaranx caballus265Mexico
330Pacific Crevalle JackCaranx caninus4397Mexico
331Blue RunnerCaranx crysos6259Puerto Rico
332Crevalle JackCaranx hippos1136USA - FL
333Horse-eye JackCaranx latus6180Belize
334Threadfin JackCaranx otrynter6415Mexico
335Bar JackCaranx ruber6178Belize
336Bigeye TrevallyCaranx sexfasciatus1424Mexico
337LeatherjackOligoplites saurus3386USA - FL
338Dinjerra TrevallyPseudocaranx dinjerra343Australia
339Bigeye ScadSelar crumenophthalmus1260Puerto Rico
340PermitTrachinotus falcatus1214Belize
341SharksuckerEcheneis naucrates2194Belize
342Barred PargoHoplopagrus guentherii1423Mexico
343SchoolmasterLutjanus apodus18175Belize
344Amarillo SnapperLutjanus argentiventris6400Mexico
345Colorado SnapperLutjanus colorado1414Mexico
346Gray SnapperLutjanus griseus15146USA - FL
347Spotted Rose SnapperLutjanus guttatus3406Mexico
348Mahogany SnapperLutjanus mahogoni1263Puerto Rico
349Lane SnapperLutjanus synagris29143USA - FL
350Yellowtail SnapperOcyurus chrysurus24176Belize
351Spotfin MojarraEucinostomus argenteus5376USA - FL
352Pacific Flagfin MojarraEucinostomus currani2422Mexico
353Silver JennyEucinostomus gula1364USA - FL
354Slender MojarraEucinostomus jonesii5173Belize
355Flagfin MojarraEucinostomus melanopterus1213Belize
356Yellowfin MojarraGerres cinereus10196Belize
357Silvergray GruntAnisotremus caesius4419Mexico
358Burrito GruntAnisotremus interruptus1425Mexico
359PorkfishAnisotremus virginicus21358USA - FL
360Blackbarred GruntGenyatremus dovii1431Mexico
361TomtateHaemulon aurolineatum35174Belize
362Caesar GruntHaemulon carbonarium5264Puerto Rico
363Smallmouth GruntHaemulon chrysargyreum1363USA - FL
364Cortez GruntHaemulon flaviguttatum2412Mexico
365French GruntHaemulon flavolineatum66133USA - FL
366Sailors ChoiceHaemulon parra14215Mexico
367White GruntHaemulon plumierii85132USA - FL
368Bluestriped GruntHaemulon sciurus21131USA - FL
369Mojarra GruntHaemulon scudderi4417Mexico
370Humpback GruntOrthopristis chalceus1405Mexico
371PigfishOrthopristis chrysoptera3101USA - SC
372Grass PorgyCalamus arctifrons3138USA - FL
373Sheepshead PorgyCalamus penna1139USA - FL
374Littlehead PorgyCalamus proridens2140USA - FL
375PinfishLagodon rhomboides102100USA - SC
376Striped WhiptailPentapodus vitta144Australia
377Freshwater DrumAplodinotus grunniens4624USA - MN
378Silver PerchBairdiella chrysoura5126USA - SC
379Spotted SeatroutCynoscion nebulosus2165USA - SC
380WeakfishCynoscion regalis4105USA - SC
381SpotLeiostomus xanthurus9127USA - SC
382Southern KingfishMenticirrhus americanus49106USA - SC
383Atlantic CroakerMicropogonias undulatus21103USA - SC
384Yelloweye CroakerOdontoscion xanthops1432Mexico
385Red DrumSciaenops ocellatus1053USA - LA
386Star DrumStellifer lanceolatus21157USA - SC
387Surf CroakerUmbrina xanti1407Mexico
388Mexican GoatfishMulloidichthys dentatus1413Mexico
389OpaleyeGirella nigricans4236USA - CA
390Yellow ChubKyphosus incisor2205Belize
391Bermuda ChubKyphosus sectator7177Belize
392HalfmoonMedialuna californiensis2238USA - CA
393West Australian DhufishGlaucosoma hebraicum141Australia
394Gray AngelfishPomacanthus arcuatus2382USA - FL
395Giant HawkfishCirrhitus rivulatus371Mexico
396Saddle CichlidAequidens tetramerus3321Peru
397Blue-eye CichlidArchocentrus spilurus1186Belize
398OscarAstronotus ocellatus6336Peru
399Monoculus Peacock BassCichla monoculus2310Peru
400Amazon CichlidCichlasoma amazonarum2338Peru
401Mayan CichlidCichlasoma urophthalmus9150USA - FL
402African Jewel CichlidHemichromis bimaculatus4369USA - FL
403Blue TilapiaOreochromis aureus3377USA - FL
404Johanna Pike CichlidCrenicichla johanna1311Peru
405Lucius Pike CichlidCrenicichla lucius2344Peru
406Wonderful Flag CichlidMesonauta mirificus2323Peru
407Yellowbelly CichlidParachromis salvini2190Guatemala
408Redhead CichlidParaneetroplus melanurus2189Guatemala
409Peten CichlidTheraps intermedius18183Belize
410Spotted TilapiaTilapia mariae6149USA - FL
411Kelp PerchBrachyistius frenatus1235USA - CA
412Mexican Night SergeantAbudefduf declivifrons964Mexico
413Sergeant MajorAbudefduf saxatilis36179Belize
414Panamic Sergeant MajorAbudefduf troschelii263Mexico
415BlacksmithChromis punctipinnis1240USA - CA
416GaribaldiHypsypops rubicundus3232USA - CA
417Bumphead DamselfishMicrospathodon bairdii2427Mexico
418Giant DamselfishMicrospathodon dorsalis1429Mexico
419Acapulco DamselfishStegastes acapulcoensis273Mexico
420Dusky DamselfishStegastes adustus5372USA - FL
421Longfin DamselfishStegastes diencaeus3362USA - FL
422BeaubrummelStegastes flavilatus1172Mexico
423BeaugregoryStegastes leucostictus7192Belize
424Cocoa DamselfishStegastes variabilis1388USA - FL
425Slippery DickHalichoeres bivittatus68134USA - FL
426Chameleon WrasseHalichoeres dispilus2401Mexico
427Yellowhead WrasseHalichoeres garnoti2204Belize
428Spinster WrasseHalichoeres nicholsi270Mexico
429Banded WrasseHalichoeres notospilus1066Mexico
430Blackear WrasseHalichoeres poeyi4261Puerto Rico
431PuddingwifeHalichoeres radiatus8135USA - FL
432Rock WrasseHalichoeres semicinctus5231USA - CA
433SenoritaOxyjulis californica6233USA - CA
434Midnight ParrotfishScarus coelestinus1383USA - FL
435Blue ParrotfishScarus coeruleus1378USA - FL
436California SheepheadSemicossyphus pulcher2237USA - CA
437Redtail ParrotfishSparisoma chrysopterum8200Belize
438Redband ParrotfishSparisoma aurofrenatum1361USA - FL
439Stoplight ParrotfishSparisoma viride2262Puerto Rico
440BlueheadThalassoma bifasciatum2202Belize
441Cortez Rainbow WrasseThalassoma lucasanum269Mexico
442Downy BlennyGobioclinus kalisherae2365USA - FL
443Largemouth BlennyLabrisomus xanti667Mexico
444Hairy BlennyLabrisomus nuchipinnis1265Puerto Rico
445Pacific FrillfinBathygobius ramosus2426Mexico
446Frillfin GobyBathygobius soporator3193Belize
447Crested GobyLophogobius cyprinoides3375USA - FL
448Round GobyNeogobius melanostomus19218USA - MI
449Atlantic SpadefishChaetodipterus faber2468USA - NC
450Pacific SpadefishChaetodipterus zonatus1421Mexico
451DoctorfishAcanthurus chirurgus13181Belize
452Ocean SurgeonfishAcanthurus bahianus1366USA - FL
453Great BarracudaSphyraena barracuda1208Belize
454Atlantic CutlassfishTrichiurus lepturus2162USA - SC
455Pacific Chub MackerelScomber japonicus8247USA - CA
456Pacific SanddabCitharichthys sordidus2444USA - CA
457Longfin SanddabCitharichthys xanthostigma2435USA - CA
458California HalibutParalichthys californicus2245USA - CA
459Gray TriggerfishBalistes capriscus1380USA - FL
460Finescale TriggerfishBalistes polylepis11398Mexico
461Queen TriggerfishBalistes vetula1197Belize
462Orangeside TriggerfishSufflamen verres3403Mexico
463Unicorn FilefishAluterus monoceros1212Belize
464Scrawled FilefishAluterus scriptus3210Belize
465Planehead FilefishStephanolepis hispidus2373USA - FL
466Scrawled CowfishAcanthostracion quadricornis2359USA - FL
467Smooth TrunkfishLactophrys triqueter1387USA - FL
468Silver PufferLagocephalus sceleratus140Australia
469Longnose PufferSphoeroides lobatus1430Mexico
470Northern PufferSphoeroides maculatus1166USA - SC
471Southern PufferSphoeroides nephelus2141USA - FL
472Bandtail PufferSphoeroides spengleri34357USA - FL
473Checkered PufferSphoeroides testudineus1206Belize
474Weeping ToadoTorquigener pleurogramma3342Australia
475BalloonfishDiodon holocanthus1410Mexico

*Fish caught unintentionally and released alive immediately, no photo.

Additional statistics (updated 8/5/2018):

Fish caught on 5 continents – in 9 countries and 20 US states:

  • 309 species added in the United States
    • South Carolina: 66 new species
    • Florida: 54 new species
    • Minnesota: 50 new species
    • California: 32 new species
    • Michigan: 21 new species
    • North Carolina: 16 new species
    • Arkansas: 12 new species
    • Tennessee: 9 new species
    • Alabama: 8 new species
    • Missouri: 8 new species
    • Wisconsin: 6 new species
    • Georgia: 5 new species
    • Louisiana: 5 new species
    • Oklahoma: 5 new species
    • Illinois: 4 new species
    • Virginia: 4 new species
    • Ohio: 3 new species
    • Montana: 1 new species
    • Kentucky: 0 new species (caught fish, but only repeats of species I already had)
    • Wyoming: 0 new species (caught fish, but only repeats of species I already had)
  • 49 species added in Mexico
  • 48 species added in Peru
  • 41 species added in Belize
  • 9 species added in Puerto Rico
  • 8 species added in Australia
  • 6 species added in Romania
  • 2 species added in Guatemala
  • 2 species added in Thailand
  • 1 species added in Canada

271 total freshwater species

204 total saltwater species